Miskatonic Missives (Vol. 1) - Three Book Set


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Three Great Letters, Three Great Books

Collect all three Miskatonic Missives books from Volume I. Each issue contains a reprint of one of H.P. Lovecraft's most interesting letters, presented alongside related archival material such as contemporary short stories, art, and maps, as well as original art and new scholarship. The books are printed in full colour on premium quality paper, Smythe sewn, and bound with a hardcover.

Each book is also packaged with a set of exclusive extras—replicas of related historical documents and ephemera such as photos, maps, ticket stubs, postcards, news clippings, and diary pages.

Volume I of Miskatonic Missives includes the following three issues:

Vol. I, No. 1: H.P. Lovecraft to Duane W. Rimel (November 1934)

Vol. I, No. 1 includes the following facsimile items:

  • A period postcard depicting a view of College Street in Providence, Rhode Island;

  • The wrapper from Owhyhee Idaho Spud, a candy (sweet) with an interesting history;

  • Handwritten notes for Lovecraft's The Shadow Out of Time, in his own hand; and

  • A beautiful letterpress reproduction of Duane Rimel's linocut portrait of H.P. Lovecraft.

Vol. I, No. 2: H.P. Lovecraft to Robert H. Barlow (March & April 1934)

Vol. I, No. 2 includes the following facsimile items:

  • A period postcard depicting a wealthy neighbourhood in DeLand, Florida;

  • A Florida Motor Lines bus ticket stub, similar to that which Lovecraft would have received on his travels;

  • A page from a catalogue showing 'The Luck of Edenhall’, a glass beaker with a fascinating history; and

  • A re-creation of a period map of DeLand, Florida.

Vol. I, No. 3: H.P. Lovecraft to Robert E. Howard (June 1932)

Vol. I, No. 3 includes the following facsimile items:

  • A period postcard showing a view of a riverboat in New Orleans;

  • A newspaper clipping relating to the 'Massie Affair';

  • The first page of the handwritten manuscript for The Diary of Alonzo Typer, by William Lumley; and

  • A photo of a young Robert E. Howard in costume.

Title: Miskatonic Missives
Editors: Sean Branney & Andrew Leman
Authors: Various
Date of publication: 2022
Format: Hardcover, 6 × 9 inches (152 × 229 mm)
Pages: No. 1: 108; No. 2: 156; No. 3: 136
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-911683-09-4

 Craving more? Get the Deluxe Slipcase Edition of all three books. 

Craving less? Order Book OneBook Two, or Book Three individually.

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